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An antipsychotic drug, C18H19ClN4, used as a sedative and in the treatment of schizophrenia.
[c(h)lo(ro)- + alteration of (dia)zepine, seven-member ring containing two nitrogens; see benzodiazepine.]
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(Medicine) a sedative used to treat schizophrenia
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|Noun||1.||clozapine - an antipsychotic drug (trade name Clozaril) used as a sedative and for treatment-resistant schizophrenia; know to have few side effects|
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